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Biden, McCarthy OK $886 Billion Military Budget
  Bipartisan Group of Senators Call for DoD to Probe 'Price Gouging'
Drone Swarm Hits Moscow in Largest Attack
  Democrats Demand More Aggressive Ukraine Policy
  Russia Puts Sen. Graham on Wanted List for Dead Russians Comment
  US Won't Discuss American Detained in Ukraine
China Declines Meeting US Defense Secretary
  US, Japan, Philippines to Hold First Joint Coast Guard Drills
Israeli Airstrikes Hit Syrian Capital of Damascus
NATO Troops Injured in Kosovo Trying to Disperse Crowd
item Libertarian Apologists for Ukraine's Authoritarianism  by Ted Galen Carpenter
item Prophets of Doom: Kissinger and the 'Intellectual' Decline of the West  by Ramzy Baroud
item What We Saw and Heard in Crimea  by Dan Kovalik & Rick Sterling
item It's Always Harder to Oppose the Current War  by Sohrab Ahmari

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Latin America

Maduro and Lula Hit Out at US Sanctions on Venezuela

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